Bernard Haitink The Philips Years

Bernard Haitink - The Symphony Edition: Limited Edition Box Set 36CDs (2014)

Bernard Haitink - The Symphony Edition: Limited Edition Box Set 36CDs (2014)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 5,83 Gb
Label: Decca | Release Year: 2014

"Bernard Haitink: The Symphony Edition" is one of two recent box sets from Decca, marking Haitink's eighty-fifth birthday in 2014. Together with Haitink: The Philips Years this set offers a broad, tantalizing overview of the great Dutch conductor's compelling artistry, and makes a near-perfect introduction to one of the truly magnificent recorded legacies of our time. Haitink will be 85 on 4 March 2014, and this set presents his six complete symphonic cycles by cornerstone classical composers: Beethoven, Brahms, Bruckner, Mahler, Schumann and Tchaikovsky.
Bernard Haitink, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Marie McLaughlin, Walter MacNeil - Verdi: La Traviata (1988)

Bernard Haitink, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Marie McLaughlin, Walter MacNeil - Verdi: La Traviata (1988)
PAL 4:3 (720x576) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | 6.67 Gb (DVD9) | 135 min
Classical | Tandem Verlag | Sub: Deutsch

Vivacious, young soprano Marie McLaughlin is magnificent as the ill-fated courtesan Violetta in this passionate production of Giuseppe Verdi's timeless classic, directed by the internationally renowned Sir Peter Hall and conducted by one of music's all-time greats, Bernard Haitink. Walter MacNeil brings to striking life the role of Violetta's lover, Alfredo, and Brent Ellis shines as Alfredo's father, Germont. Set in 19th century Paris, this moving story of doomed love and its dramatic deathbed reconciliation remains one of Verdi's most popular operas.
Bernard Haitink, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philip Langridge, Yvone Kenny - Mozart: Idomeneo (2004/1983)

Bernard Haitink, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philip Langridge, Yvone Kenny - Mozart: Idomeneo (2004/1983)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (Dolby AC3, 2 ch) | 7.16 Gb (DVD9) | 180 min
Classical | NVC ARTS | Sub: English, Deutsch, Espanol, Japanese

“Trevor Nunn produced his first opera, Idomeneo, Glyndebourne in 1983, with felicitous results. John Napier's designs imaginatively evoke the Cretan milieu, supported by restrained, dignified costumes and lighting. The spare setting now seems a model beside what usually passes for decor today. Within it Nunn directs his principals and chorus with economic yet pointed care. Philip Langridge is a compellingly distraught and haunted Idomeneo, singing with his customary feeling for word-painting. He easily encompasses the longer version of 'Fuor del mar'. Carol Vaness offers a fiery, richly contoured Elettra. Yvonne Kenny's beautifully sung Ilia is more conventional and Jerry Hadley is a fresh, pleasing Idamante. Bernard Haitink conducts a lithe, forward-moving account of the score, though you'll need a high volume setting to get the best out of the sound.” (The Gramophone)
Bernard Haitink, The London Philharmonic, Gerald Finley, Renee Fleming - Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro (1994) [Blu-Ray]

Bernard Haitink, The London Philharmonic, Gerald Finley, Renée Fleming - Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro (1994) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 188 min | 40,7 Gb
Audio1: Italian / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 16-bit

Classical | BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,970 fps | 188 min | 10,2 Gb
Audio: Italian / PCM / 2ch / 48.0 KHz / 16 bits
Classical | Kultur | Sub: English, French, German, Spanish

NVC ARTS returned to Glyndebourne in 1994 for the opening of the beautiful, new opera house and a recording of an opera closely associated with Glyndebourne; Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. Stephen Medcalf's production is complemented by John Gunter's sparsely furnished sets, offset by the rich greens, reds and blues in the scenery and costumes. A perfect Glyndebourne cast includes Gerald Finley and Alison Hagley who give touching performances of Figaro and Susanna. Andreas Schmidt is a strong and handsome Count Almaviva, Renée Fleming is a ravishing Countess and Marie-Ange Todorovitch is an irresistably love-sick Cherubino. Bernard Haitink draws polished playing from the London Philharmonic.
Bernard Haitink, The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam - Mahler: Symphony No.7 (1983/2012) [24bit/192kHz]

Bernard Haitink, The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam - Mahler: Symphony No.7 (1983/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 69:02 minutes | 2,98 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Nina Simone - The Philips Years (2016)  Music

Posted by mark70 at Aug. 11, 2016
Nina Simone - The Philips Years (2016)

Nina Simone - The Philips Years (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 252:22 min | 582 MB
Genre: Jazz, Soul, Blues | Label: Universal

Nina Simone's combination of classical training, smokey-alto vocal delivery and the influence of modern jazz made her a novel and inspiring jazz singer and instrumentalist. And her very name is synonymous with the passion, talent and raw emotion that she put into every note she sang and played. The Phillips Years is a fine collection of seven albums released by Simone during her tenure on the label from 1964-1967. Simone's albums covered topics as diverse as romance, politics, Broadway, civil rights and more.
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Bernard Haitink - Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 (2017)

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Bernard Haitink - Bruckner: Symphony No. 6
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 55:11 min | 241 MB
Label: BR-Klassik | Tracks: 04 | Rls.date: 2017

For a long time, Anton Bruckner’s Sixth Symphony (alongside the Second) was regarded as something of a ‘poor relation’ in his immense symphonic oeuvre, although the composer himself had moodily referred to it as his "boldest". Over the decades, in view of its performance figures and recordings, this changed significantly: The work has now secured itself a permanent place in the repertoire.
London Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink - Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 'Eroica', Leonore Overture No. 2 (2006) [24/96]

London Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink - Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 'Eroica', Leonore Overture No. 2 (2006)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 61:04 minutes | 1,24 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet, Front cover

Beethoven took a massive stride forward in the development of the symphonic form with the 'Eroica'. Not only is the work written on an unprecedented scale, it also lays the very foundations of Romanticism in music.The symphony mirrors Beethoven's own emergence from despair and he used it to symbolize mankind's capacity for greatness. He initially dedicated the score to Napoleon whom embodied his view of greatness. However, when Napoleon crowned himself Emperor, Beethoven furiously removed the dedication from the score.
Fats Waller and his Rhythm - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down: The Early Years, Part 2 (1935-36) (1995)

Fats Waller and his Rhythm - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down: The Early Years, Part 2 (1935-36) (1995)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 597 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 324 MB | Covers - 26 MB
Genre: Jazz, Swing | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Bluebird/RCA (07863/66640-2)

The second in a series of five CD packages that reissue all of Fats Waller's Victor recordings with his Rhythm, this two-CD set traces the pianist/composer/ vocalist/personality's career during a nine-month period. Among the sidemen are trumpeter Herman Autrey and either Rudy Powell or Gene Sedric on reeds; highlights include the hit version of "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter," a rambunctious "There'll Be Some Changes Made," "Truckin '," "Got a Bran' New Suit" and four performances from a big-band session. All of the Waller Victor recordings are full of joy and infectious swing.
Billy Cobham - The Atlantic Years 1973-1978 (2015) [Official Digital Download]

Billy Cobham - The Atlantic Years 1973-1978 (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 357:52 minutes | 3,89 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

The fully "Remastered Eight-Album Set Features" The Legendary Drummer's Output From Atlantic Records Offered For The First Time Since The '70s. At the dawn of the 1970s, Billy Cobham built his legend with his bandleader debut, Spectrum. Raw, daring and overflowing with adrenalin, the album topped the Billboard Jazz charts. Having played for Miles Davis, Horace Silver and Mose Allison, Billy Cobham had joined the legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra in 1971, before signing to Atlantic as a solo artist in 1973. Worshipped today as a titan of drumming, Billy Cobham's career is now in its fifth decade.